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Coat of arms
Coat of arms

Zülpich is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany between Aachen and Bonn. It belongs to the district of Euskirchen.

The town is commonly agreed to be the site with the Latin name of Tolbiacum, famous for the Battle of Tolbiac, fought between the Franks under Clovis I and the Alemanni; the traditional date is 496, corrected in many modern accounts to 506. The battle is commemorated in the names of the Rue de Tolbiac and the Tolbiac Métro station in Paris.


On 1 January 1969 the former municipalities of Bessenich, Dürscheven, Enzen, Langendorf, Linzenich-Lövenich, Merzenich, Nemmenich, Oberelvenich, Rövenich, Sinzenich, Ülpenich, Weiler in der Ebene and Wichterich were incorporated into the borough of Zülpich.[2] On 1 January 1972 Bürvenich, Füssenich and Schwerfen (part of Veytal) were added.[3]




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